Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 18:27
India’s first interplanetary mission, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), will get its first Trajectory Correction Manoeuvre (TCM) on December 11, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:56
The US space agency NASA Saturday rolled out to the launching pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Atlas 5 rocket, which will blast off Monday for Mars carrying the MAVEN spacecraft.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:03
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today performed the last of the five orbit-raising manoeuvre on its Mars Orbiter in the early hours, raising the apogee (farthest point from Earth) of the spacecraft to over 1.92 lakh km.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 19:55
The Indian Space Research Agency (ISRO) plans to raise the orbit of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to an apogee height of 2,00,000 kms by November 30.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 23:52
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Tuesday said that the country`s Mars mission would not only help in learning technology and mission implementation but also enthuse young minds in further exploring the outer space.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 19:13
Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister C N R Rao on Friday said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) could have taken more time and "done homework" on the country`s maiden mission to Mars.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 21:32
The head of India`s space agency, basking in plaudits after the launch of the country`s first voyage to Mars, was brought down to earth Thursday by criticism of his decision to seek divine blessing for the mission.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 17:30
Likening India`s Mars probe to putting `a golf ball from Tokyo in a hole in Paris`, Chinese experts have termed Manglaayan`s launch as "a great achievement" which if successful could make India the first Asian country to achieve this fete.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 13:12
India has joined the big league - United States, Russia and France – with the successful launch of its most ambitious project the Mars Orbiter Mission ‘Mangalyaan’.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 08:21
India`s successful launch of its Mars mission has been described by the mainstream American media as "technological leap" and "a symbolic coup" against China in this field.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 22:20
Despite criticism about the mission, the successful launch of `Mangalyaan` Tuesday saw the scientific community in the country hailing the milestone achieved by ISRO.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 21:57
While the Mars mission got wide praise, there were voices which questioned the need for spending Rs 450-500 crore on it when the country is facing hunger and poverty.
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